Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) – Cloud-Implementing and Troubleshooting the Cisco Cloud Infrastructure (CLDINF)


This exam tests a candidate's knowledge and ability to: • setup Cloud infrastructure including physical and virtual Data Centers • implement Storage infrastructure and connectivity • implement Network infrastructure and connectivity • implement Compute • troubleshoot Cloud workflows or applications • identify infrastructure operational domains




This course enables cloud support engineers to successfully build, maintain and troubleshoot cloud infrastructure at a cloud service provider.


1.1 Demonstrate practical experience of both physical and virtual Data Centers 1.1.a Validate physical connection to LAN, SAN 1.1.b Management connection 1.1.c Server ports to chassis 1.1.d Virtual fiber channel 1.1.e Domain Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 1.1.f Configuring UCS service profiles, vNICs & templates 1.2 Setup hypervisor

2.1 Implement storage infrastructure 2.1.a Block Storage 2.1.a.1 Zoning 2.1.a.2 Describe initiator and target relationship 2.1.a.3 Boot targets 2.1.a.4 Setup LUN/Volume on storage controller 2.1.b File Storage 2.1.b.1 Mount point vs. shares 2.2 Implement storage connectivity 2.2.a Configure vHBA 2.2.b Configure WWPN pool 2.2.c Configure WWN Pool 2.2.d Configure iSCSI pool 2.2.e Configure VSAN group 2.2.f Configure boot order/ boot policy 2.2.g Configure local storage / disk policy (RAID) 2.2.h Describe protected config

3.1 Implement network infrastructure 3.1.a Nexus 1000v / Distributed Virtual Switch (DVS) 3.1.b Virtual switch 3.2 Implement network connectivity 3.2.a vNICs 3.2.b MAC pool 3.2.c IP Management pool 3.2.d UUID pool 3.2.e Port-profiles / port groups 3.2.f VLAN group, VXLAN

4.1 Implement Compute 4.1.a Virtual 4.1.a.1 Install Hypervisors 4.1.a.2 Configure templates 4.1.a.3 Configure resource pools 4.1.b Physical 4.1.b.1 Bare Metal 4.1.b.1.1 OS image / template 4.1.b.1.2 PXE boot 4.1.b.1.3 Lights out management 4.1.c UCSM 4.1.c.1 Service profiles 4.1.c.2 Boot policy

5.1 Troubleshoot context of workflow or applications 5.1.a Describe troubleshooting methodologies 5.1.b Templates 5.1.c Orchestration 5.1.d Provisioning 5.2 Identify operational domains 5.2.a Storage 5.2.b Networking 5.2.c Virtualization 5.2.d Compute


• Presentation • Discussion • Practice Activities • Case Studies


• Pre test • Post test


5 Days

Target Audience



Nov 2017